Mikel Arteta’s side Arsenal went on rampage to beat Olympaicos 1-3 at home in the Europa League round of 16 first leg on Thursday night.
Martin Odegaard opened scoring for Gunners in 34 minutes just before the half time of the game.
“What a goal that is! 🤤
Odegaard takes aim from outside the box and powers the ball into the Olympiacos net”
Martin Odegaard has some says about his excellent performance against Olympaicos
“I’m very happy. As I said before, I feel great here. I feel at home and I’m happy to be here. I think the way we play football suits me really well.”
Arsenal are playing good football in Europe as Odegaard scored a brilliant goal to put Arteta’s men in charge of the game.
Ghanaian international Thomas Partey gives way to Ceballos in the 55th minute in the second half. Three minutes later after Arteta made his first substitution, El Arabi scored to level the score line for the home team Olympiacos, 1-1 but Gunners still have goal advantage going to the return leg at Emirates.
Gabriel Magalhaes scored to put Gunners back in the lead at 80 minutes of the game, this time around Arsenal seen playing brilliantly by knocking the ball around, five minutes later Mohamed Elneny make it 3-1 for Gunners.
Gabriel win the Man of the Match award in the Europa League round of 16 first leg game against Olympaicos on Thursday night.
The Brazilian international beating two of his teammates to win the man of the match award with 46% votes.
Gabriel scores 46% votes
Martin – 33% votes
Kieran – 14% votes
Hector – 7% votes.
Brazilian international and former Chelsea winger Willian has completed 4 assists in his four games for Arsenal this season having joined Gunners team in summer transfer window after his contract expired with Chelsea.
Willian has made four (4) assists for Arsenal in his four games this season under Mikel Arteta.
Olympaicos 1-3 Arsenal highlights.
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